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 Date: June 1, 2010 Contact:  Paula Cobler 361-570-4350

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Studentís mentoring working leads to interest in psychology at UHV


Andrea Fraguadaís volunteer work as a mentor to freshmen at her high school has made her consider majoring in psychology as a college freshman.

Andrea Fraguada
Andrea Fraguada


ďThe mentoring work gives me a chance to tell them about my experiences and to encourage them to take school seriously,Ē said Fraguada, a senior at Scarborough High School in Houston.


Fraguada is accepted as one of UHVís FIRST 200 freshmen and said she learned about the university through a friend.


 ďI like that itís not that far from home, and itís less expensive than other schools,Ē she said.




The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelorís and masterís degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend, Harris and Montgomery counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.